Jon at ParsonsExamining emerging aesthetic and cultural trends through the eyes of a Parsons fashion marketing student.
click image to enlarge Designer Haider Ackerman presented a directional yet wearable collection for S/S 14 that is applicable to thecontemporary male customer moving forward into A/W 14-15. The common aesthetic element throughout the collection was equal parts 1950’s smoking … Continue reading
click image to enlarge Almost by magic, each season disparate designers from around the world are drawn to a common cultural influence. In recent years this has included at times Moroccan, African, and Indian. For Fall 2014, it appears this … Continue reading
click image to enlarge A reported in mid-May, prior to the menswear Spring 2014 collections, Soft rebel trends are being featured prominently on the runway. Predicted color and silhouettes are heavily represented, as well as permutations of the general aesthetic. … Continue reading
click to enlarge Though initially reported as part of a 6 part series exploring this emerging trend in womenswear and design (link 1,2,3,4,5,6), this trend direction has quickly spilled over with equal influence into menswear. Most aggressively displayed in the … Continue reading
click image to enlarge Aviation trends, as first discussed in February (link), are continuing to appear in several Spring collections. However, this trend is still simmering and has not reached boiling point yet. As a trend better suited to Fall … Continue reading
click to enlarge As reported in February (link), neckerchiefs have continued to rise in popularity as a key trend item for men. Though this trend first appeared as part of a more singular aesthetic (military/mechanic/vintage aviation), it has grown to … Continue reading